Fretting over presents and whatnot to get for birthdays, anniversaries, etc.? Let these Android apps provide you with some gift ideas.
A recent splurge (using my Chinese New Year Ang Bao money) has landed me a Samsung Galaxy Note. This is my 2nd android phone so far, and the marketplace never fails to surprise me. Here are 5 cool gift ideas app I discovered while exploring the Android Marketplace.
If you’re away in another country, here’s a good app to surprise your family and friends with a personalized real, printed postcard that can be sent from and to anywhere around the world. Touchnote makes it easy to create a photo postcard offline and send them later when Internet connection is available.
Simply snap a picture, include a message and let Touchnote do the printing and mailing. Touchnote charges a small fee of USD1.49 per postcard sent. Delivery takes 1-4 working days.
What about a simple gift of well wishing sent in real time via Facebook? Customize your ‘Happy Birthday’, ‘Congratulations’ or any other messages with a cute graphic. Graphics come in both free and paid forms. This will definitely spice up that simple ‘Happy Birthday’ Facebook post you had intended to write on your friend’s wall.
I did a review on Gift&Take a few months ago. Read here to checkout more about the app.
The Recipe Search app features more than 70,000 recipes from every category: main dish, dessert, snacks & appetizers and many more. Each recipe comes with the directions for cooking, a review and Q&A feature by users. Fret not if this is your first try at cooking. The Q&A feature allows you to post questions to the recipe contributor if you have doubts on any steps.
As you might be able to guess from the product name and image, Vibease is a mobile phone-controlled vibrator comprising of both a mobile app and a vibrator. Once connected to Vibease’s android app, you, the man, can control the vibrator using the app nearby or remotely. – Gift for couples on LDR?
Singles can download stimulating visual and audio ‘fantasies’ that plays in sync with the vibrator’s movement while couples (especially those in LDR) can communicate through the app and have the man controlling the device remotely.
Vibease is the also the most talk about startup at Penn Olson’s recent tech event, Startup Asia. Currently in a private beta testing stage, Vibease is set to launch later this year, targeting mainly the US market. The mobile app will be available for free while the vibrator hardware to be priced at USD99 (suggested price). Perhaps a gift idea for the next Valentine’s Day?
Who says gifts have to be given to others or on special occasions? Try exploring these apps and you may find yourself getting a perfect gift of your own.